TRANSACTIONS | Elks sign three players
Edmonton preparing for Friday's game versus the Riders
September 12, 2022
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks announced the addition of three players Monday, signing Americans Malik Harris (DL), and Tony Jones (LB) along with National Ethan Makonzo (DB).
Harris was most recently with the Massachusetts Pirates of the Indoor Football League and also spent time with the Houston Gamblers of United States Football League in 2022. Collegiately, the native of Omaha, NE., played two seasons (2017-18) with the University of Incarnate Word, appearing in 22 games, where he recorded 34 total tackles and three sacks. As a junior, Harris played tight end, making 13 receptions for 136 yards and three touchdowns.
Jones joins the Double E after spending time on the Toronto Argonauts practice roster to start the season before being released in early July. In 2021, Jones was named the Defensive Rookie of the Year in the Indoor Football League as a member of the Iowa Barnstormers. The Florida native played two seasons at Texas Tech (2017-18), appearing in 24 games, registering 77 total tackles, eight sacks, one interception and three fumble recoveries.
Ethan Makonzo joins the Elks for his third stint in Edmonton, having previously played in four games this season, making one special teams tackle. He was released by Edmonton on Aug. 16.
The Elks are preparing for their next game, Friday against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Mosaic Stadium in Regina.
SIGNED TO PRACTICE ROSTER
- Malik Harris | AMER | DL | 6’5 | 263 LBS | Omaha, NE | Incarnate Word
- Tony Jones | AMER | LB | 6'2 | 235 LBS | 1995-08-05 | Casselberry, FL | Texas Tech
- Ethan Makonzo | NAT | DB | 6'1 | 220 LBS | 1995-12-19 | Montreal, QC | Montreal
Coordinator, Communications (Media Relations), Edmonton Elks Football Club